Guideline Updates and Real-World Experiences in CLL: State-of-the-Art Evidence and Next Questions

The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge, confidence, and performance of learners to integrate recent findings into the treatment of patients with CLL/SLL.

Provided by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network in partnership with Clinical Care Options, LLC

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with CLL/SLL.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Design treatment plans for treatment-naive and relapsed/refractory CLL/SLL, including consideration of the agent’s toxicity profile, biomarkers, comorbidities, and patient preference
  • Appraise intraclass differences among agents with the similar therapeutic target in CLL/SLL, regarding selectivity, target binding, efficacy, and adverse event profiles
  • Evaluate the evolving role of measurable residual disease, allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant, and CAR T-cell therapy
  • Develop strategies to address unique clinical challenges and leverage an understanding of the current data and NCCN Guideline to optimize outcomes for patients with CLL/SLL
Additional information
Supporters: 

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

  • AstraZeneca
  • BeiGene, Ltd.
  • Lilly

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from AbbVie.

This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Pharmacyclics LLC and Janssen.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • 1.50 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.50 Participation
Course opens: 
06/30/2021
Course expires: 
08/22/2021
Cost:
$0.00

Program Director

William G. Wierda, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Leukemia
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Faculty

Jeremy S. Abramson, MD, MMSc
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Lymphoma
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Anthony Mato, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Leukemia
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

 

NCCN Continuing Education Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of NCCN that every 12 months, all faculty, moderators, activity planners and all internal planning staff participating in NCCN continuing education activities are expected to disclose any financial relationships with a commercial interest. In addition, all faculty presentations have been reviewed to ensure education is fair and balanced and that clinical content presented supports safe, effective patient care. Individuals who do not disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from involvement in the CE activity as a content developer, planner, or presenter.

Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made prior to the activity.

In support of improving patient care, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians
NCCN designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
NCCN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours.

Pharmacists
NCCN designates this application-based continuing education activity for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) of continuing education credit. UAN: JA4008196-0000-21-036-L01-P

Physician Assistants
NCCN has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
  • 1.50 ACPE contact hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC contact hours
  • 1.50 Participation

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing